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Course Name:

Community Health Nursing

Course Description:

This course focuses on care of the community as a client. It is aimed to apply what students have learnt in other nursing disciplines and transform their understanding of care from individual- based to family and then community-based. Students will understand health systems organization and identify community health problems including communicable and chronic diseases by performing a community diagnosis. The students will understand how to incorporate family, group and community assessment with the assessment of the individual. Students also will explore the concepts of health promotion and prevention of health problems. The same time, the goal of care is forwarded to the community as a whole. In addition, the course explores the concept and role of primary health care in Jordan.